Senior Public Works Specialist

City of San Juan Capistrano | San Juan Capistrano, CA

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Posted Date 3/19/2024

$64,812-$78,804/year + approx. $13,000/year stand-by duty pay, and highly competitive benefits

Are you a skilled professional experienced in performing a variety of maintenance functions involving buildings, facilities, and public land? Do you have a passion for enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of public spaces? Consider this exceptional opportunity as Senior Public Works Specialist in San Juan Capistrano's vibrant and historic community. We are currently seeking to fill two full-time positions in this classification, and the Senior Public Works Specialist plays a pivotal role in the City's commitment to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming, and sustainable environment for our residents and visitors alike.

The ideal candidate will have a solid background overseeing building facilities and related public land operations and maintenance activities; assisting in administering, monitoring, and overseeing maintenance contracts; and ensuring that safety standards and City policies and procedures are followed. This individual will lead, coordinate, and prioritize service requests; participate in a variety of maintenance-related functions in areas such as public land and building facilities, streets, landscaping, trees, parks and parkways, irrigation systems, weed abatement, sewer and drainage systems, fleet maintenance, equestrian areas and trails, and right-of-way; inspect work performed by contractors for conformance with City standards and work specifications; and perform other functions as assigned. This role will involve hands-on maintenance work as well as coordination and leadership of maintenance teams. For a strong candidate who may not have experience in all areas noted above, on-the-job training opportunities may be considered.

Interested Candidates: Submit your online application by Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7:30 a.m. The City of San Juan Capistrano is an OCERS agency with CalPERS reciprocity. CalPERS service retirees are also welcome and may work full-time for an OCERS agency with no restrictions. Apply now for this outstanding career opportunity with competitive pay and benefits. Your expertise will make a difference!

Note: An essential function of this position is the ability to participate in a paid, rotating, 7-day stand-by duty assignment that requires the individual, during their off hours, to remain in the local area (no more than 20 miles from City Hall), remain fit for duty, and respond to any necessary call outs within 15 minutes. At this time, the rotating assignment is approximately every three weeks. Stand-by duty hours, when no work is being performed, is compensated at minimum wage. Calls for service are compensated at the employee's overtime rate of pay.

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